SEREMBAN – About 1,000 people with disabilities are expected to participate in the national-level ‘Day of People with Disabilities’ at the Seremban Municipal Council field here next Wednesday.
Negeri Sembilan Welfare Department director Abdullah Hanapi said today the ceremony would be officiated by the Yang Dipertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan, Tuanku Muhriz Ibni Almarhum Tuanku Munawir.
“There will be various sports events, an exhibition of handicraft made by people with disabilities as well as demonstrations of their sporting skills.
In the afternoon, there will be presentation of various awards to people with disabilities, caring employers and local authorities, he told Bernama.
Abdullah said the guests of honour included Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim and Negeri Sembilan Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan.
He said the Day of People with Disabilities would highlight the capabilities and potential of people with disabilities and encourage all quarters to be more caring and sensitive to their needs. – BERNAMA